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CVE-2014-0973 Possible Bootloader Unlock???

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18th June 2014, 12:37 AM   |  #1  
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CVE-2014-0973

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Is this going to be of any benefit to us?
18th June 2014, 01:11 AM   |  #2  
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According to NighthawkXL it may benifit us, he says it looks good on paper, but implementing the exploit tk a device is a different ball game, i beleive it will help acheive an exploit for the samsung bootloader, but only time will tell

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18th June 2014, 04:53 AM   |  #3  
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According to NighthawkXL it may benifit us, he says it looks good on paper, but implementing the exploit tk a device is a different ball game, i beleive it will help acheive an exploit for the samsung bootloader, but only time will tell

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Do take my statement with a grain of salt however. It'll probably be a few days before Surge & Co. make any statements regarding this exploit. The big question though is if this is Dan Rosenberg's TrustZone kernel exploit that he'll be showing off at Blackhat in August or if this something else in the code for LittleKernel.
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18th June 2014, 05:04 AM   |  #4  
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I have been wondering that since i first saw it, guess we will have to wait and see, has anyone asked him about it, or has he commented at all on the subject?

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18th June 2014, 05:19 AM   |  #5  
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Has anyone asked him about it, or has he commented at all on the subject?

I doubt it, and even so he'll likely decline to comment. He and XDA have had fallout of sorts...
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Thats is quite unfortunate, ive hear ppl say the same, but im not to sure what happened, would love to kno if u have time to pm me, but either way he is a great dev, and hopefully this is a great find

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22nd June 2014, 07:03 PM   |  #7  
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Something might get an unlock from this but not likely to be a Sammy device. Ryanbg, jeboo and myself all looked into it before finding out from a couple of highly reliable sources that Samsung devices aren't effected, including ralekdev (he also was the one who reported it).
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Something might get an unlock from this but not likely to be a Sammy device. Ryanbg, jeboo and myself all looked into it before finding out from a couple of highly reliable sources that Samsung devices aren't effected, including ralekdev (he also was the one who reported it).

Figured it was too good to be true. Looking forward to Blackhat and the things that might come from it. Thanks Surge and keep up the good work!!!!
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Anyone heard if development for the Kexec moduel on the s4 has made any progress?

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